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EBU Access Cast

Dec 19, 2018

Wellcome to the 6th episode of the Ebu Access Cast. As this is our last episode before we go on the short vacation, we would like to wish you all the best for the upcoming holidays, and that Mr Santa brings to you a bunch of the assistive tech devices and gadgets under the Christmas tree.

IN the news section this time we got the following for you:


Instagram is Becoming More Accessible for the Visually Impaired With Two New Features


The following is a follow up article about current status of the social media accessibility:


NVDA 2018.4rc2 Released


In the mean time before we published our current episode , we found out that the official version of NVDA 2018.4 was released, and therefor you can check it here:



Microsoft Edge: Making the web better through more open source collaboration


More technical detailed explanation from Microsoft on the new transition for the Edge browser



Skype launches real-time captions and subtitles



Microsoft published complete Guide for people who are blind or low vision for Windows 10 and Office


Welcome to the new Standard keyboard layout for Narrator


Free introductory webinar for Office 365 with Jaws


New  documentary about digital accessibility in the European Parliament is out and you can watch it here:


Jakob and Mario are recommending a few gadgets to purchase for the Christmas, and for the end of the podcast Mario shared the audio tip for Android users how to turn off Picture in picture mode which can be a litle frustrating when Android is being used from the blindness prospective.


As always, our e-mail is always open for the feedback from our listeners, and you can also send us the Tweet on our EBUaccesscast Twitter account. We are looking forward to be back with you in January, but  til than, enjoy in our last episode for this year, and have a wonderfull holidays!